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Why Close Encounters With Animals Soothe Us
Something extraordinary occurs when we're in the presence of a fellow animal. It has been established that the tactile element alone in animal therapy releases endorphins, so called "feel-good hormones" that counteract trauma hormones of adrenaline and cortisol.
According to Charles Siebert at the New York Times (5/18/17), science is revealing the ways our psychology can be found across species: the common neuronal structures and attendant nerve wirings shared in varying measures with a startling array of both vertebrates and invertebrates. Animal therapy makes us aware of this inter connectivity on the purest, subconscious level.
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